Happy National Distance Learning Week!
The week of November 9th-13th is National Distance Learning Week! Check out our daily posts that will include interesting tidbits about what’s going on in online learning! For more information go to http://www.ndlw.org/.
READI Student Usage All Time High
eLearningToolBox is proud to announce, this month READI usage has reached an all time high. Almost a half million students have taken READI to find out if they are good fit for distance learning! These numbers reflect our continually growing client base. Schools are continuing to place priority in helping students succeed online and offering READI is the […]
Update on Twitter Usage
In the spirit of Twitter, the company has just published new terms and conditions. Check it out!
American Sentinel University Launches READI
One of our newest READI clients, American Sentinel University, has just launched a press release announcing their implementation of READI. ASU recognized the need to implement a tool that would help students gauge their skills, measure technical proficiencies, and provide resources for support. Dr. Richard Oliver, CEO of American Sentinel University said, “succeeding in an […]
Do you Twitter?
Have you jumped on the Twitter bandwagon yet? Known as the expert of micro-blogging, Twitter lets you fill in the blank. According to a new report from Faculty Focus the “King of what are you doing” has mixed reviews in the world of higher education. What is the most effective use of the tool? Does it provide valuable information […]
New Laws Drive Product Development
It is no secret that in order to be successful, companies must watch for market trends, legislation, and world events to guide their product and service development. eLearningToolBox is no different. From the beginning we have researched trends in distance learning and technology initiatives. Paying close attention to mandates from accrediting bodies and new legislation that […]
Weak Economy = Record Number Enrollments for Community Colleges
College classes offered until 2:30 am? What? Who ever heard of such a thing? According to officials at some community colleges across the country, it is necessary to meet the demand of the new college student. With enrollments up this fall of over 30%, they say getting creative with scheduling is one way to meet the […]
U.S. Department of Education Does Their Homework
Recently I’ve been doing some reading about the evolution of online learning. I stumbled upon a study conducted by U.S. Department of Education called Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning. It immediately sparked my interest as it seemed to be just the verification I’ve been looking for to confirm a set of facts that many educators have believed to be true […]
2009 Online Student Readiness Report
Just released from PRWeb The 2009 Online Student Readiness Report (OSRR) has been released and is now available! The report was officially released at the recent DLA conference in St. Simons Island, Georgia. Presented by eLearningToolBox.com, OSRR makes observations from data taken from 150,065 unique students from 272 higher education institutions who took the READI […]
DLA Conference – St. Simons Island, GA
It’s almost June 21st and that can only mean one thing…time for the Distance Learning Administrator’s Conference in St. Simons Island, GA. Sponsored by The University of West Georgia and The Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, the DLA conference boasts a relaxing environment with informative speakers, engaging events, and beautiful scenery. Every year Dr. Mac Adkins […]